Doctor Who (Peter Davison) – The Five Doctors

  Neither part of season 20 or 21, The Five Doctors was originally a Children in Need special, featuring Davison’s Doctor as well as Tom Baker’s (shown through footage recorded for the unaired Shada, as the actor didn’t want to return), Jon Pertwee’s , Patrick Troughton’s and Richard Hurndall, standing in for William Hartnell’s. Airing…

Doctor Who (Peter Davison) – Earthshock

  Airing from 8 to 16 of March, 1982, one of the Doctor’s (Davison) greatest enemies, the Cybermen, return in this four part story that was penned by Eric Saward. It also saw the Companion, Adric (Matthew Waterhouse) sacrificing himself at the end of the story. The Doctor, Adric, Nyssa (Sarah Sutton) and Teagan (Janet…

Doctor Who (Tom Baker) – Revenge of the Cybermen

  Tom Baker’s first season as the Doctor comes to a close this week with this four-part tale written by Gerry Davis that aired from 19 April to 10 May, 1975. It sees the return of the Doctor’s other most famous enemy, the Cybermen (and also marks their last appearance in the series (barring flashbacks) until 1982!)….

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Invasion

This eight part series written by Derrick Sherwin, which aired from 2 November to 21 December 1968, is an epic story that sees the return of the Cybermen (who remain unseen in the story until episode 4), the appearance of UNIT, and it’s commander, now Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart. The TARDIS arrives in London, after eluding an…

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Wheel in Space

Season 5 of Doctor Who came to an end with this six part story that was written by David Whitaker, and aired from 27 April to June 1, 1968. It saw the introduction of a new companion, joining the Doctor (Troughton) and Jamie (Frazer Hines) in the TARDIS, and the return of an old enemy……

Doctor Who (Patrick Troughton) – The Tomb of the Cybermen

Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis write the first story of Season 5 that features the return of the Cybermen, the introduction of Cybermats and Cybercontrollers and a tense, fun story, in this four-parter which is the first Troughton Doctor Who story that is fully intact. The Tomb of the Cybermen originally aired from 2 September to…

Doctor Who (William Hartnell) – The Tenth Planet

Hartnell’s swan song as the Doctor introduces another recurring menace to his universe, the Cybermen! Written by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis, this four-part story aired from 8 October to 29 October 1966. The Doctor with Polly (Anneke Wills) and Ben (Michael Craze) in tow, land the TARDIS in Antarctica in the year 1986. Their…

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 – The Time of The Doctor

And just like that 11’s (Matt Smith) time is done. His last adventure as the Doctor has played out across our screens, and now, we are left in the hands of Peter Capaldi’s newly arrived Doctor, although far in my opinion, his appearance in this episode was way too brief, I was hoping he would…

Doctor Who S07E13 – Nightmare In Silver

  If I had known last week during the teaser ad that Neil Gaiman was penning this week’s episode then all my worries would have been allayed. I just saw kids in the TARDIS and I was a little worried. I shouldn’t have. Everything in this episode seems to work on full thrusters, and so…

Doctor Who S07E12 – The Crimson Horror

  We get a Monty Python reference, a nod to previous Who companion Teagan (Janet Fielding), a classic Bond Girl, Diana Rigg, playing the villain of the piece Winifred Gillyflower, the return of Silurian Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), Sontaran butler Strax (Dan Starkey) and the enchanting Jenny (Catrin Stewart). All bundled up in a script…